Chateau De Portes November 2022Chateau De Portes November 2022
©Chateau De Portes November 2022|Olivier Octobre

Our must-haves

The Cevennes are a destination of choice. Discover the places not to be missed during your stay.

During a stay in the Cevennes, you will have the choice to retreat deep into the preserved nature but also to take advantage of the many activities present more or less an hour’s drive away depending on the location of your stay.

If you are rather on a discovery tour of the territory, a list of must-see visits is proposed below. It’s up to you to choose, each of these tourist sites can be done for the day.

There are many other sites and activities to do in the Cevennes, so diverse is this territory! Don’t miss out on places that are not very touristy but have great charm…

A little further on

Pont du GardPont du Gard
©Pont du Gard
The Pont du Gard

An ancient masterpiece listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site! With its 2000 years of existence, the bridge can be admired above, below, from the air, by the river, by bike… Its spectacular dimensions and its remarkable state of conservation force admiration and amazement.

Cirque of NavacellesCirque of Navacelles
©Cirque of Navacelles|Teddy Verneuil Lezbroz / Gard Tourisme
The Cirque of Navacelles

Pass on the Corniche des Cévennes and admire the Cirque de Navacelles, a real jewel of nature! This great natural site will amaze you with its 300 meters canyon dug by the Vis river since thousands of years. Beautiful walks and photos to make…

Panorama from the Observatory of Mont AigoualPanorama from the Observatory of Mont Aigoual
©Panorama from the Observatory of Mont Aigoual|Teddy_Verneuil_Lezbroz / Gard Tourisme
Mount Aigoual

The Mont Aigoual culminates at 1567 meters of altitude and constitutes an extraordinary site by the beauty of the landscapes which it allows to embrace, as well as by its extreme climatic conditions.

Hiking Mont LozèreHiking Mont Lozère
©Hiking Mont Lozère|SMAML PPN 2022 Antonin Michaud Soret Ahstudio
Mount Lozere

Located between Bleymard, Florac, Pont-de-Montvert and Villefort, the Mont-Lozère offers a remarkable architectural heritage with the castles of Aujac and Portes and breathtaking panoramas with the Mont Ventoux on the horizon.

Square house, NimesSquare house, Nimes
©Square house, Nimes

Nîmes is over two thousand years old. Two thousand years of history, architecture, art and passions. These two thousand years, this 21st century, Nîmes wishes to share them by joining the national network of Cities and Countries of Art and History.

Arenas of ArlesArenas of Arles
©Arenas of Arles

Arles offers an interesting example of the adaptation of an ancient city to the civilization of medieval Europe. It still has impressive Roman monuments, the oldest of which – arenas, ancient theater, cryptoporticoes – date back to the 1st century BC.

Camargue, FranceCamargue, France
©Camargue, France
The Camargue

The landscape of this region is characterized by areas of exceptional natural beauty. You can discover traditional activities and one of the largest bird reserves in France.

Palace of the Popes, AvignonPalace of the Popes, Avignon
©Palace of the Popes, Avignon

Avignon was the seat of the papacy in the 14th century. The remains of the famous 12th century bridge over the Rhone, the Petit Palais and the Romanesque cathedral of Notre-Dame-des-Doms form an exceptional monumental ensemble that bears witness to the eminent role played by Avignon in Christian Europe in the 14th century.

Orange antique theaterOrange antique theater
©Orange antique theater

In the Rhone Valley, the ancient theater of Orange and its 103 m long front wall is one of the best preserved large Roman theaters in the world.

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